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Mid North Coasting

Mid North Coasting

The many things to explore on the Mid North Coast Dungog Farmers Markets Autumn brings a freshness to the air.

Vintage discovery in Ned Kelly country….

John McNamee reports One of the more traumatic experiences of my life back 40 years ago was seeing Mick Jagger play the part of Ned Kelly.

THE DAY THE WALL CAME DOWN…….!

JOHN McNAMEE DIGS HIMSELF OUT OF A MOMENTOUS MOMENT IN BACKYARD HISTORY At first we didn’t mind when a few things started appearing in th...

WHY I’M LURKING AROUND THE LOCAL LIBRARY AGAIN!

By John McNamee I remember the first time I ever went into a library.

GOVERNMENT SET TO SWOOP ON SUPER

NSA WARNS OF A MAY BUDGET RAID SPECIAL REPORT COMPILED BY JOHN McNAMEE Seniors groups fear that the superannuation nest eggs of hundreds of...

On the road to the grape escape

John McNamee meanders around the Victorian vineyards and samples some heady nostalgia FRANK was just like my old man, a country town-born ...

Cruise & Travel with John Pond ©

RETIRE ON A CRUISE SHIP If you are one of the many seniors that has discovered the joys of cruising and look forward to your next holiday o...

THE BITTER PILL OF THE RISING COSTS OF MEDICINE

ANALYSIS BY JOHN McNAMEE The other day we went into the chemist to buy some Glucosomine in the hope that its long repeated use would help e...

WHY WE WERE TOASTING THE LONG LOST GLORY DAYS…

By  JOHN McNAMEE I was having lunch with a few old journo cobbers recently at the Manly Wharf Hotel and discussing the old times.

SURF ORDEAL COULD HAVE CRIPPLED HIM FOR LIFE…..

BUT A RETIRED SCHOOL PRINCIPAL THANKS SURF LIFESAVERS AND MEDICS FOR SAVING HIM FROM LIFE IN A WHEELCHAIR John McNamee reports AS they care...

KNOCK KNOCK!! IT’S A BAD JOKE FOR OLDER AUSSIES

JOHN McNAMEE REPORTS ON SOME VITAL ISSUES AFFECTING OUR AGEING POPULATION Vulnerable older Australians have lost out badly in a move which c...

The Macleay Valley Coast

Located at five locations along the Mid North Coast of NSW, The Macleay Valley Coastal Holiday Parks’ has something for everyone.

WHEN IT COMES TO TV, IT’S THE SPORTING LIFE FOR ME!

JOHN McNAMEE reports from his well-worn armchair MOST of us at some stage of our lives wish we could be someone else….just for the d...

BOOMERS’ BONUS IN THE BILLIONS!!

SPECIAL REPORT BY JOHN McNAMEE JUNE’S daughter was shocked. “But Mum, you can’t be serious, you CAN”T be selling your car!” “Wel...

BIG-HEARTED BIKERS DIG DEEP FOR A GOOD CAUSE

THE CHAPTER OF CHARITY! John McNamee reports A special group of “bikies” on the NSW far north coast has every right to be called “Ange...

NEAR-MISS ON THE NULLARBOR…

JOHN McNAMEE TALKS TO A VINTAGE MOTORBIKE RIDER WHO HAD A NARROW BRUSH WITH DEATH DURING AN HISTORIC ROAD RALLY HEAVY rain was pelting down...

EAGLE-EYED EDDIE’S ON COURSE FOR A LIFESAVING EXPERIENCE!

John McNamee meets a remarkable ‘rookie’ For the past few decades, veteran pro Eddie Emerson has become a legend around Australi...

Australian women underestimate heart disease risk

Thanks to the hugely successful fundraising campaign that sees our supermarket shelves stacked with pink-packaged products every October, Au...

The Polish boy who kept outwitting the Nazis

HE SURVIVED THE GESTAPO AND THE COMMUNISTS  … AND YEARS LATER FOUND HAVEN IN AUSTRALIA AS A WELL-RESPECTED RELIGIOUS PASTOR JOHN McNA...

Running writing….It’s just history now!

John McNamee discovers a literary tragedy… I WAS in my favourite coffee shop the other day and I noticed a shocking clamour coming fr...

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